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Investigators capture suspect in robbery tied to kidnapping, murder of Camden Council president’s grandson

Police arrest a man they believed took part in the robbery of a cellphone later used to extort drugs from the family of Curtis Jenkins III.

‘A calculated plot to entrap’: Murder charges in death of Camden city councilman’s grandson followed kidnapping, drug ransom demand, police say

The kidnapper texted Jenkins's relatives a picture of the man, bound and blindfolded, and demanded 10 to 15 pounds of marijuana as a ransom payment. His body was found the next day.

Philadelphia has a lead poisoning problem. And some are fighting to eradicate it.

A new state report finds that children’s exposure to lead is much worse than previously known. State lawmakers detail legislation to help protect children from lead’s toxic scourge.

This Philadelphia police inspector was accused of sexual harassment. Now he is head of the Special Victims Unit.

The Police Department put Inspector Anthony Washington in charge of the Special Victims Unit, despite past sexual-harassment complaints. Advocates for rape victims are dismayed, but Washington’s supporters say his past isn’t problematic.

Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to eliminate lead from Philadelphia schools faces opposition

Wolf's $100M plan would be funded by a tax on natural gas extraction. An industry executive and two Republican spokespeople spoke out against the tax.

How the ‘Toxic City’ investigation has protected Philadelphia children from environmental perils

Here's what city and school officials did to help protect children from health hazards in the wake of the Inquirer's two-year investigation, Toxic City.

Despite recent cleanups, Philadelphia schools still expose kids and teachers to asbestos

The Philadelphia school district spent the summer cleaning up seven schools where the Inquirer's "Toxic City: Sick Schools" investigation found the highest numbers of cancer-causing asbestos fibers. Then, new problems surfaced.

Philadelphia school kids will get added protections from lead paint perils

A new law in Philadelphia will require for the first time that public schools must be certified as safe from lead-paint hazards.

One woman, two men found dead in Tioga

Police said there was no sign of forced entry.